Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Health Management Assoc Inc Community Health Systems Inc 7,547.7 Community Health Systems Inc (Community Health) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Health Management Associates Inc (Health Management), Naples-based owner and operator of acute care hospitals, for $7.548 bil, including the assumption of $3.7 billion in liabilities. Community Health offered $10.5 in cash, 0.06942 common shares and up to $1 in contingent value rights per Health Management share. The shares were valued based on Community Health's closing stock price of $47.23 million on 29 July 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. In June 2013, Health Management was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. HCA Holdings Inc and LifePoint Hospitals Inc were named potential bidders.
BRE Properties Inc Investor Group 4,624.1 An investor group, including Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC, planned to acquire the entire share capital of BRE Properties Inc, a San Francisco-based real estate investment trust, for $60 per share, or a total value of $4.624 billion.
Saks Inc Hudsons Bay Co 2,504.6 Hudsons Bay Co of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Saks Inc (Saks), a New York-based owner and operator of department stores, for $16 in cash per share, or a total value of $2. 505 billion. Originally, in May 2013, Saks was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. KKR, Neiman Marcus and Qatar Investment Authority were named potential bidders.
Transitions Optical Inc Essilor International SA 1,855.0 Essilor International SA of France agreed to acquire the remaining 51% interest, which it did not already own, in Transitions Optical Inc, a Pinellas Park-based manufacturer and wholesaler of photochromic lenses, from its joint venture partner, PPG Industries Inc, for an estimated $1.855 billion. The consideration was to consist of $1.73 billion in cash and up to $125 million in profit- related payments. The transaction was to include Intercast.
Acetylon Pharmaceuticals Inc Celgene Corp 1,700.0 Celgene Corp was granted an option to acquire Acetylon Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Boston- based biotechnology company, for an estimated $1.7 billion. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $600 million in cash and up to $1.1 billion in profit-related payments.
Cabot Industrial Value Fund Liberty Property Trust 1,475.0 Liberty Property Trust definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Cabot Industrial Value Fund III Operating Partnership LP, a Boston- based real estate investment trust, from Cabot Industrial Value Fund III Inc, a unit of the Cabot Properties Inc joint venture of RREEF America LLC, a unit of Deutsche Bank AG's majority- owned Deutsche Asset Management GmbH subsidiary and California Public Employees Retirement System's (CPE) CalWest Industrial Properties LLC unit, for $1.475 billion. The consideration was to consist of $1.245 billion in cash and the assumption of $230 million in liabilities. CPE was a unit of Nash Newland Inc, a joint venture between Newland Real Estate Group LLC and North America Sekisui House LLC, a unit of Sekisui House Ltd.
Perpetual Corp Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc 985.0 Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Perpetual Corp, a Washington-based owner and operator of TV stations, from Allbritton Communications Co, for $985 million. The transaction was to include equity interest in Charleston Television LLC.
Greenway Plaza,Houston,Texas Cousins Properties Inc 950.0 Cousins Properties Inc (Cousins) agreed to acquire Greenway Plaza, located in Houston, Texas, an owner and operator of office buildings, from Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC, a joint venture between Barclays Capital Group, a majority-owned unit of Barclays PLC's Barclays Bank PLC subsidiary, and Goff Capital Inc, for an estimated $950 million. Concurrently, Cousins agreed to acquire 777 Main Street.
Trius Therapeutics Inc Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc 786.6 Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc (Cubist) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Trius Therapeutics Inc, a San Diego- based biopharmaceutical company, for $13.5 in cash and up to $2 in contingent value rights per share, or a total value of $786.579 mil, via tender offer. Concurrently, Cubist agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc 775.5 Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc (Cubist) agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc (Optimer), a Jersey-based biopharmaceutical company, for 10.75 in cash and up to $5 per share in contingent value rights, or a total value of $775.504 million. Concurrently, Cubist definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Trius Therapeutics Inc. Originally, in February 2013, Optimer was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. AstraZeneca PLC, Astellas Pharma Inc, GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Cubist were named potential bidders.
Hess Corp-Energy Marketing Direct Energy Business LLC 731.0 Direct Energy Business LLC, a unit of Centrica PLC, agreed to acquire the Energy Marketing business of Hess Corp, a New York-based manufacturer of refined petroleum products, for $731 million.
Restat LLC Catamaran Corp 409.5 Catamaran Corp definitively agreed to acquire Restat LLC, a Milwaukee-based provider of benefits management services, for an estimated $409.5 million in cash.
Pitney Bowes Management Svcs Apollo Global Management LLC 400.0 Apollo Global Management LLC definitively agreed to acquire Pitney Bowes Management Services Inc, a Stamford-based provider of records management services, from Pitney Bowes Inc, for an estimated $400 million in cash, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Michael Baker Corp Integrated Mission Solutions 391.5 International Mission Solutions LLC, a unit of DC Capital Partners LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Michael Baker Corp (Michael Baker), a Moon Township-based provider of engineering services, via a tender offer, for $40.5 in cash per share, or a total value of $391.54 million. The offer was conditioned upon at least 51% of Michael Baker's shares being tendered.
Ceptaris Therapeutics Inc Actelion US Holding Co 250.0 Actelion US Holding Co, a unit of Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, agreed to acquire Ceptaris Therapeutics Inc, a Malvern- based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, for $250 million and up to a further undisclosed amount in profit- related payments.
WorkflowOne LLC Standard Register Co 218.0 Standard Register Co acquired WorkflowOne LLC, a Dayton-based provider of print and promotional marketing services, for $218 million.
Medical Mgmt Professionals Zotec Partners LLC 201.6 Zotec Partners LLC definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Medical Management Professionals Inc, an Atlanta- based provider of billing and practice management services, from CBIZ Inc, for an estimated $201.6 million.
Johnson & Johnson-Feminine Bus Energizer Holdings Inc 185.0 Energizer Holdings Inc agreed to acquire the feminine hygiene business of Johnson & Johnson, a New Brunswick-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pharmaceuticals, for $185 million in cash. Originally, in January 2013, Johnson & Johnson was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its feminine hygiene business. . The transaction was to include a manufacturing plant located in Montreal, Canada.
Monoprice Inc Blucora Inc 180.0 Blucora Inc definitively agreed to acquire Monoprice Inc, a Rancho Cucamonga-based retailer of consumer electronics, for $180 million in cash.
Devcon Security Services Corp The ADT Corp 148.5 The ADT Corp definitively agreed to acquire Devcon Security Services Corp, a Hollywood- based provider of security protection services, from Devcon International Corp, for $148.50 million in cash.
Pan Am Holdings Inc ANA Holdings Inc 139.5 ANA Holdings Inc of Japan, definitively agreed to acquire Pan Am Holdings Inc, a Miami-based provider of flight training services, from American Capital Ltd, for $139.5 million.
Thor Industries Inc-Bus ASV 100.0 Allied Specialty Vehicles Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Fleetwood RV Inc, definitively agreed to acquire the bus business of Thor Industries Inc, a Jackson Center-based manufacturer of recreational vehicles and bus, for $100 million.
Senior Housing Communities(3) CNL Healthcare Trust Inc 80.5 CNL Healthcare Trust Inc agreed to acquire three Senior Housing Communities, a Lubbock-based owner and operator of housing communities, for an estimated $80.5 million.
Urban Financial Group Inc UFG Holdings LLC 80.0 UFG Holdings LLC definitively agreed to acquire Urban Financial Group Inc, a Tulsa-based provider of reverse mortgage services, and a unit of KCG Holdings Inc's Knight Capital Group Inc subsidiary, for an estimated $80 million in cash.
Gulfstream Bancshares Inc CenterState Banks Inc 67.3 CenterState Banks Inc (CB) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Stuart-based Gulfstream Bancshares Inc, for $67.254 mil, in a stock swap transaction. The consideration was to consist of $22.949 million in cash and the issuance of 4.718 million CB common shares valued at $44.305 million. The shares were valued based on CB's closing stock price of $9.39 on 29 July 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Kapow Technologies Inc Kofac PLC 46.1 Kofax PLC acquired Kapow Technologies Inc, a Palo Alto- based developer of server software, for an estimated $46.1 in cash.
Black Raven Energy Inc Enerjex Resources Inc 41.1 Enerjex Resources Inc (Enerjex) agreed to merge with Black Raven Energy Inc (Black Raven), a Denver-based oil and gas exploration and production company, in a stock swap transaction valued at an estimated $41.1 million. Enerjex offered a choice of 0. 348 Enerjex common shares or $0.4 in cash, up to a maximum of $0.6 mil, per Black Raven share, and the assumption of $15 million in liabilities. The shares were valued based on Enerjex's closing stock price of $0. 6 on July 26, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Canyon Chase Milestone Apartments REIT 40.5 Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust of Canada acquired Canyon Chase, a Westminster-based owner and operator of apartment communities, for $40.5 million.
Baxter International-CRRT Bus Nikkiso Co Ltd 38.8 Nikkiso Co Ltd of Japan planned to acquire the continuous renal replacement therapy business of Baxter International Inc, a Deerfield-based manufacturer and wholesaler of biological products, for estimated $38.779 million in cash.
Sponsor Me Inc Explore Anywhere Holdings Corp 25.8 Explore Anywhere Holdings Corp (Explore Anywhere) agreed to acquire an 80% interest in Sponsor Me Inc, a Irvine-based provider of action sports network services, for 61.205 million newly-issued common shares valued at $25.767 million. The shares were valued based on Explore Anywhere's closing stock price of $0.421 on July 29, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Eclipse IOR Services LLC Flotek Industries Inc 6.5 Flotek Industries Inc (Flotek) signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Eclipse IOR Services LLC, a Keller-based provider of oil recoveries technology services, for $6.5 million in cash and Flotek common shares.
Ecosphere Energy Services LLC Fidelity Natl Financial Inc 6.0 Fidelity National Financial Inc (Fidelity) granted an option to raise its interest to 51% from 39% stake, by acquiring a further 12% stake, in Ecosphere Energy Services LLC (Ecosphere Energy), a provider of water management services, from Ecosphere Technologies Inc, for $6 million. Concurrently, Fidelity raised its stake to 39% from 31%, by acquiring a further 8% stake, in Ecosphere Energy
ElementsLocal Inc Bridgeline Digital Inc 2.5 Bridgeline Digital Inc acquired ElementsLocal Inc, a San Luis Obispo-based developer of online marketing software, for $2.5 million.
Three Sisters Bdcstg-KOHD-TV Three Sisters Broadcasting LLC 2.4 Central Oregon Cable Advertising LLC acquired the KOHD-TV station of Three Sisters Broadcasting LLC, a Eugene-based owner and operator of TV stations, for $2.35 million.
Mastech Holdings-Healthcare Accountable Healthcare 1.2 Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc definitively agreed to acquire the Healthcare Staffing division of Mastech Holdings Inc, a Pittsburgh-based provides staffing services, for an estimated $1.15 million. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $1 million in cash and the assumption of an estimated $0.15 million in liabilities.
Koffee Korner Inc AAK Ventures LLC 0.3 AAK Ventures LLC acquired an 85.945% interest, or 9.05 million stock in Koffee Korner Inc, a Houston-based retailer of specialty coffee, for $0.317 million.
Booz & Co Inc Accenture PLC   Accenture PLC of Ireland was rumored to be planning to acquire Booz & Co Inc, a Mclean-based provider of consulting services.
Search Discovery-Satellite Adobe Systems Inc   Adobe Systems Inc acquired the Satellite unit of Search Discovery Inc, an Atlanta-based provider of online marketing and advertising services. Terms were not disclosed.
American Wholesale-Nashville B American Builders   American Builders & Contractors Supply Co Inc acquired the Nashville branch of American Wholesale Building Supply Co, a Smyrna- based wholesaler of building materials.
Timberline Freight Service Inc Apex Freight Services   Apex Freight Services acquired Timberline Freight Service Inc, an Evergreen- based trucking company.
Eastern Chrysler Plymouth Inc AutoCanada Inc   AutoCanada Inc planned to acquire Eastern Chrysler Plymouth Inc, an owner and operator of automobile dealership.
Convenient Medical Care Baptist Healthcare System Inc   Baptist Healthcare System Inc acquired Convenient Medical Care (Convenient), a Louisville- based provider of urgent health services. Upon completion, Convenient was renamed Baptist Health Urgent Care.
MacDonald Insurance Inc Berry Insurance Group Inc   Berry Insurance Group Inc acquired MacDonald Insurance Inc, a Monroe-based insurance agency.
OptionsBuddy.com Born To Sell LLC   Born To Sell LLC acquired OptionsBuddy.com, a provider of options screening services.
Lazy Dog Restaurants LLC Brentwood Associates Inc   Brentwood Associates Inc acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Lazy Dog Restaurants LLC, a Huntington Beach-based owner and operator of restaurants, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Caf Enterprises Inc Eckler's Industries Inc   Eckler's Industries Inc, a unit of Robert W Baird & Co Incs Baird Capital Partners, acquired Caf Enterprises Inc, a Shrewood-based retailer and wholesaler of automotive parts and accessories. Terms were not disclosed.
Herbalife Ltd George Soros   George Soros was rumored to be planning to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Herbalife Ltd, a Los Angeles-based wholesaler of weight-management, nutritional supplements and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle.
Customized Fund Investment Grp Grosvenor Capital Mgmt LP   Grosvenor Capital Management LP, a unit of Value Asset Management Inc, agreed to acquire Customized Fund Investment Group (Customized), a New York- based private equity fund, from Credit Suisse Group AG. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources close to the situation, the transaction was valued at an estimated $200 million. Originally, in July 2012, the Zurich-based Credit Suisse Group AG announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Customized unit. Grosvenor Capital was named a potential bidder. Upon completion, Customized was to be renamed GCM Customized Fund Investment Group.
Avery Security LLC Hackett Security Inc   Hackett Security Inc acquired Avery Security LLC, a Wentzville-based provider of security services. Terms were not disclosed.
PayDivvy Higher One Holdings Inc   Higher One Holdings Inc acquired PayDivvy, a provider of payment services.
Greenspring Media Group Inc Hour Media LLC   Hour Media LLC acquired Greenspring Media Group Inc, a Minneapolis-based publishing company, from American Public Media Group's Greenspring Co subsidiary. Terms were not disclosed.
MIG Inc Implan Group LLC   Implan Group LLC acquired MIG Inc, a Berkeley- based provider of planning and design management services.
Green Bear Solutions LLC Investment Capital Fund Group   Investment Capital Fund Group LLC, a wholly-owned unit of Sunset Brands Inc, acquired Green Bear Solutions LLC, a Indianapolis-based provider of financing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Rivoli Crossing,Macon,Georgia Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of Coro Realty Advisors LLC and Harbour Retail Partners Real Estate Fund I (PF-1) LP, acquired Rivoli Crossing, a Macon- based owner and operator of a retail center.
Baldwin Physician Services Inc IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc   IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc acquired Baldwin Physician Services Inc, a Mobile-based provider of post- acute hospitalist practice services.
Western Fluid Components Inc Kaman Corp   Kaman Corp definitively agreed to acquire Western Fluid Components Inc, an Everett-based wholesaler of fluid connector products. Terms were not disclosed.
Grockit Inc-Test Prep & Social Kaplan Inc   Kaplan Inc, a wholly- owned unit of The Washington Post Co, acquired the test prep and social learning platform assets of Grockit Inc, a San Francisco-based provides online learning services.
Grockit Inc Kaplan Inc   Kaplan Inc, a unit of The Washington Post Co, acquired Grockit Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of online educational services. Terms were not disclosed.
Allstate Power Vac Inc Kinderhook Industries LLC   Environmental Quality Co, a unit of Kinderhook Industries LLC, acquired Allstate Power Vac Inc, a Rahway-based provider of industrial and environmental services.
ReSearch Pharmaceutical KKR & Co LP   KKR & Co LP definitively agreed to acquire ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services Inc, a Fort Washington-based provider of clinical research services, from Warburg Pincus LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Prospect Park Portfolio KTR Capital Partners   KTR Capital Partners acquired Prospect Park Portfolio, a Fort Lauderdale- based owner and operator of office buildings.
The Centers Lifestream Behavioral Center   LifeStream Behavioral Center (LifeStream) planned to merge with The Centers, an Ocala-based provider of mental health services. Concurrently, LifeStream planned to merge with Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Inc. Upon completion, the merged companies will be named Aspire Health Partners.
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Lifestream Behavioral Center   LifeStream Behavioral Center (LifeStream) planned to merge with Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Inc, a Gainesville-based provider of behavioral health services. Concurrently, LifeStream planned to merge with The Centers. Upon completion, the merged companies will be named Aspire Health Partners.
Benson Industries LLC MiTek Inc   MiTek Inc, a wholly- owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, acquired Benson Industries LLC, a Portland- based manufacturer of curtain wall systems. Terms were not disclosed.
Community Health Solutions-Ast Molina Healthcare of South   Molina Healthcare of South California Inc, a unit of Molina Healthcare Inc definitively agreed to acquire the certain assets of Community Health Solutions Of America Inc, St. Petersburg- based owner and operator of health maintenance organization.
Nexxo Financial Corp-Kiosk MoneyGram International Inc   MoneyGram International Inc, a majority-owned unit of Thomas H Lee Partners LP, agreed to acquire the Kiosk- Based Money Transfer business of Nexxo Financial Corp, a Dallas-based provider of money remittance services.
LocaModa Inc Monster Media LLC   Monster Media LLC acquired LocaModa Inc, a Cambridge-based provider of social media integration services. Terms were not disclosed.
Point University Montreat College   Montreat College planned to merge with Point University, a West Point- based owner and operator of a university.
B3Square1 LLC Nouveau Holdings Ltd   Nouveau Holdings Ltd agreed to acquire B3Square1 LLC, a developer of online games software.
Farro Construction Inc ODC Construction LLC   ODC Construction LLC acquired Farro Construction Inc, a Land O Lakes-based provider of shell construction services.
3iCorp.com One Call Care Management Inc   One Call Care Management Inc, a unit of Odyssey Investment Partners LLC, acquired 3iCorp.com, a San Marcos-based provider of translation services.
Urbanspoon-Rezbook OpenTable Inc   Opentable Inc acquired the Rezbook asset of Urbanspoon, a seattle-based provider of online restaurant guide services. Terms were not disclosed.
CRT/tanaka Padilla Speer Beardsley   Padilla Speer Beardsley (Padilla) signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire CRT/ tanaka, a Richmond-based provider of business marketing services. Upon completion, Padilla was to change its name to PadillaCRT. Terms were not disclosed.
The Fabri-Form Co Penda Corp   Penda Corp, a unit of Resilience Capital Partners LLC, definitively agreed to merge with The Fabri-Form Co, a New Concord-based manufacturer of plastic packaging products. Upon completion, the new company will be named Penda Fabri- Form Corp.
Scandia Plastics Inc Pexco LLC   Pexco LLC, a unit of Odyssey Investment Partners LLC acquired Scandia Plastics Inc, a Plaistow-based manufacturer of custom plastic tubing.
Theraclone Sciences Inc PharmAthene Inc   PharmAthene Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Theraclone Sciences Inc, a Seattle-based biotechnology company, in common shares.
ElderWood Senior Care Post Acute Partners   Post Acute Partners acquired ElderWood Senior Care, a Buffalo-based provider of residential healthcare services. The transaction included 9 skilled-nursing facilities, 6 assisted-living residences, 2 independent living communities, and an institutional pharmacy. Terms were not disclosed but, according to sources close to the situation, the deal was valued at an estimated $141 million.
Santa Cruz Nutritionals Inc RoundTable Healthcare Partners   RoundTable Healthcare Partners LLC acquired Santa Cruz Nutritionals Inc (Santa Cruz), a Santa Cruz-based producer of dietary supplements, from Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc (Levine). Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in April 2013, Levine was rumored to be seeking a buyer for Santa Cruz.
Oil States-Accomodations Bus Shareholders   Oil States International Inc, a Houston-based manufacturer of specialty products, planned to spin off its Accomodations business unit, to its shareholders.
Wyle Inc-Telemetry & Data Sys Smartronix Inc   Smartronix Inc acquired the Telemetry and Data Systems business of Wyle Inc, an El Segundo-based provider of engineering services. Terms were not disclosed.
Tri-County Emergency PC Team Health Holdings Inc   Team Health Holdings Inc, a unit of Blackstone Group LP, acquired Tri-County Emergency Physicians PC, an Owosso-based provider of emergency medical services.
WebMetro TeleTech Holdings Inc   TeleTech Holdings Inc agreed to acquire WebMetro, a San Dimas-based provider of online digital marketing services.
Roscoe Medical Inc Tenex Capital Management LLC   Tenex Capital Management LLC acquired Roscoe Medical Inc, a Strongsville-based manufacturer and wholesaler of home medical products, from River Associates Investments LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Hanon McKendry The CSK Group Inc   The CSK Group Inc merged with Hanon McKendry, an Grand Rapids-based advertising agency. Upon completion, the merged entity was named DOMOREGOOD.
JCF Inc TransForce Inc   TransForce Inc of Canada agreed to acquire the entire share capital of JCF Inc, an Odessa-based provider of oilfield transportation services. The transaction was to include EL Farmer & Co.
Santee Risk Managers LLC Varney Insurance Agency   Varney Insurance Agency acquired Santee Risk Managers LLC, a Santee-based insurance agency.
Turbonetics Inc Wabtec Corp   Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp {Wabtec Corp} acquired Turbonetics Inc, a Moorpark-based manufacturer of turbochargers and components.
Array Financial Group-Asts Wilmington Svgs Fund Society   Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, Delaware, a wholly owned unit of WSFS Financial Corp definitively agreed to acquire the assets and operations of Array Financial Group Inc, a Haverford-based mortgage bank. The transaction was to include Arrow Land Transfer Co.
CCTV Security Ltd World Wide Technology Group   World Wide Technology Group acquired CCTV Security Ltd, a Long Island City-based manufacturer of security systems products.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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